Oakwood at Watermans Crossing

Address: 638 River Bend Court, Newport News, Virginia, 23602, United States | Hotel
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Location

This hotel, located on 638 River Bend Court, Newport News, is near Mariner's Museum, Virginia Living Museum, USS Monitor Center, and Antiques Marketplace.
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Travel Blogs from Newport News

Made it down the bay overnight

A travel blog entry by equinox on Dec 02, 2014

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... for poor visibility we were ducking in and out of the channel to avoid Navy traffic.

During the trip down anything that wasn't fastened down below ended up on the floor in the salon. Left Annapolis at 2 Monday and arrived at Top Rack Marina at about 2 this afternoon. Rewarded ourselves with a great dinner out at the Amber Lantern Restaurant. Early to bed. Up at 5:30 tomorrow to get underway at first light.
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Necessary roughness

A travel blog entry by aprilshirish on Nov 05, 2014

5 comments, 4 photos

... were the conditions of the jail, where 13 of Blackbeard's pirates were held prior to being hanged. We examined the original cells of their imprisonment, where Devika asked whether they were served "good" or "bad" food. Another source of endless fascination was that colonial citizens didn't have indoor plumbing and thus had to use an outhouse (much like our own, at the cabin in NY); the only difference was that they referred to it demurely as "the ...

Chesapeak-aboo

A travel blog entry by knorthcutt on Jun 23, 2014

10 photos

... very sweet people.Then got geared up to grab lunch (delicious mexican food) and pick up Joel to head to the beach! When we got to Joel's, we got to meet his mother, she was such a sweetheart, and funny. She showed me an old picture of Joel from highschool when he had a goofy jew-fro it was hilarious. Once we loaded up the car with balls, games, and drinks we ventured to the beach. It was so nice, the water was warm but a little rapid. I might have lost my top due to ...

Cool and Foggy

A travel blog entry by olytrains on May 14, 2014

2 comments, 8 photos

... seems to be a typical big city. We were fortunate that we missed rush hour. We easily cruised into the city and used the i-pad to navigate to the walk start. Our walk took us across a very long bridge into the city and to the capitol. The Virginia capitol is quite under stated, but very pretty. I guess the simplicity is offset by the history that is associated with ...

Our Passage from Great Abaco to the Chesapeake Bay

A travel blog entry by pas_de_deux on May 19, 2013

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... and exit it just SE of Hatteras. From our starting point pretty far east of the Gulf Stream, it would not have been beneficial to head west to enter the stream further south and take advantage of its north bound current.

The weather for the passage played out pretty much as forecast. We had to get through a high pressure ridge with no wind on day 2, but day 3 winds returned from the ...